CPD Accredited Self-Paced Tutor Course

If you are looking for an accredited, qualified, and approachable course for your tutors at your tutor agency, or for yourself as an independent tutor, then our CPD Accredited self-paced course could be the perfect fit. 

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Who is the course for?

This course is developed for tutors who want to accelerate and showcase their commitment to tutoring. 

We have found that this is the most popular option for tutor agencies to help their tutors quickly accelerate their offering, and be better prepared for their tutoring sessions. As an additional add-on, we offer our tutor agency partners their own Digital Staff Room, to help their own tutors collaborate, connect, and develop a strong community within. 

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This qualification gives a holistic foundation in tutor training. Topics include the roles and responsibilities involved in teaching and learning and best evidence-informed practice, with a particular focus on inclusion, assessment, and feedback. 

Our resources are beautifully-produced with powerful conceptual models and plenty of practical strategies and further reading to encourage you to delve deeply.

Please note: Tutors on the CPD-Accredited Tutor Training can opt-in to the additional Level 3 units at any point or take it as an eight-week course.

Syllabus of this course

Unit 1: Safeguarding for Tutors

Unit 2: Relationship Matters

Unit 3: The Learning Loop (a responsive planning tool)

Unit 4: Barriers for Learning: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Mental Health

Completing this course will help you/your tutors:

Course Syllabus

To familiarise you as a tutor with policies and procedures for keeping yourself, and keeping children, safe in education.

This Course Covers: 

Part 1: Keeping Yourself Safe
– Prevention through Professionalism
– The 7 Ps of Professionalism
Part 2: Keeping Children Safe
– The 3 Rs: Recognise, Respond, Report
– Some contemporary issues

To give you an understanding of the importance of relationship to learning and how to achieve a positive, respectful and trusting relationship.

This Course Covers: 

Part 1: Creating a Culture of Learning
Part 2: The 3 Building Blocks of an Effective Tutoring Relationship: Positivity, Respect and Trust

To introduce you to what we know works best in teaching and learning within the responsive framework of the Learning Loop.

This Course Covers: 

Part 1: What makes tutoring so effective?
Part 2: The Learning Loop

To reflect on the barriers your students may have for learning: with an introduction to working with children with special educational needs, and to provide an approach to Special Educational Needs, Mental Health and Wellbeing in relation to the role of a tutor.

This Course Covers:

Part 1: Special Educational Needs and Disability
– Learning without Limits
– A Glossary of Terms
Part 2: Mental Health
– Causes, Symptoms and Methods of Management


Every week we release a new unit with pre-recorded content and tasks to complete. The tasks range from sharing your thinking around a model, reflecting on your own practice or completing a canvas together, a canvas is a shared document that we use so that all of our participants can be on the same page. As well as the weekly tasks, there is an assessment portfolio, this is the summative assessment for the course which pulls together the thinking you have done across all eight weeks. You will also give a fifteen minute Live Topic Review and observe at least three other candidates, this allows you to see how other people work, as well as giving you an opportunity to reflect on your own practice.

You will be invited to the CPD Cohort which is held online via our community portal.

You will also receive your Membership Card directly to your inbox to show proudly as your digital wallet, which will include the badges & certificate you receive upon completing the units in this course. 

3 months FREE access to the LTC Connect membership to access supportive peer-to-peer conversations, subject-specific hubs, Fortnightly Facilitated Focus Groups, and events to help you continue to develop and grow.

If you are an Agency Tutor – you will also be invited to join your own Digital Staff Room to connect with fellow tutors within the agency you have selected.  

As this course is self-paced we do give you the opportunity to go through this at (you guessed it!) your own pace! 

With 4 units & 8 CPD hours, you can expect to spend approximately 2-3 hours/week for four weeks. However, you can do this as quickly as you wish. 

Each unit in the self-paced CPD Course shares an accredited badge for you to showcase proudly. 

Upon full completion of the course, you will receive a

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A Shareable, Verifiable, Digital Quality Mark

Show your commitment to professionalism in tutoring with this shareable, verifiable, digital credential.

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